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Brief Encounters with Real Life by Jon Van Loon
Price: Free! Words: 71,160. Language: English. Published: May 7, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Like most 0.9 billion citizens in developed countries I felt I was living the “Real Life”. A variety of instances detailed herein proved that this was not so. As an environmental scientist at the University of Toronto and a consultant living and working worldwide it became evident that the “Real Life” belongs to our 6 billion co-inhabitants elsewhere. Here are brief amusing and emotive glimpses.
Adventure, The Story of My Life by Eva Kiss
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 55,380. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
I was born in Hungary and grew up under the communist regime. After I was married, my husband and I made the difficult decision to flee our homeland with our 2 children because we believed there were better opportunities for us elsewhere. The escape in 1987 was dangerous, stressful and the following months were also difficult while we waited in Austria to see where we could emigrate to.
The Patriotic Art by Martin Rickerd
Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 126,870. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2013 by Memoirs Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs(4.00 from 1 review)
The FCO gave Martin Rickerd a fascinating career, which took him to some wonderful parts of the world – and some less wonderful, but they too were immensely interesting and memorable. No retired member of the Diplomatic Service can claim to have been entirely happy about everything throughout their career. But neither can they say they did not enjoy some marvellous benefits in terms of experience.
Gewetenlose Strate - Lewe in die Apartheid Polisie by Jacobus Kotze
Series: The Mean Streets, Book 4. Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 188,400. Language: Afrikaans. Published: May 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Law enforcement, Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
Hierdie boek is nie jou gewone "troepie" boek nie maar 'n seldsame blik op die lewe in die Suid Afrikaanse Polisie Mag in die vyf jaar voor mnr Nelson Mandela vrygelaat is in Suid-Afrika. Die Suid Afrikaanse Polisie was toe een van die mees gevreesde polisiemagte in die wêreld en met rede ook. Dit vertel die verhaal van 'n jong straat polisieman wat sy pad vind op die gewetenlose strate.
Atlantic Tales: Contributions to The Atlantic Monthly, 1927-1947 by Henry Williamson
Series: Henry Williamson Collections, Book 7. Price: $5.50 USD. Words: 98,520. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Environmentalists & naturalists
Henry Williamson's occasional contributions to the prestigious American literary magazine Atlantic Monthly are collected here for the first time: nature sketches, short stories and tales of his later experiences when farming in North Norfolk during the late 1930s and early 1940s. Central to the collection is 'Salar the Salmon', a condensed version of Williamson's best-selling 1935 novel.
A Deeper Shade of Red by Mark Nevin
Price: $1.49 USD. Words: 95,370. Language: British English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Football & rugby, Nonfiction » Biography » Sports biography
Manchester United fan Mark was born to Liverpool-supporting parents and went to school a stone's throw from the Merseyside boundary. A Deeper Shade of Red is the of two clubs that grew up close together with very different values: differences that remain as pronounced now as ever. It's set within a footballing battleground, and Mark Nevin was right among the enemy bullets.
In Florida with Fulbright by Attila Csontos
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,510. Language: English. Published: April 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Student life
This book reveals how I had the opportunity to go to Florida, what experiences I lived through and what my thoughts and feelings are about those two years after I returned home. I draw parallels between life in the USA and Hungary in regards to its people. I compare the differences between the experiences that I had during my years of higher education and philosophy of life in general.
Management Experience by Brian Niskala
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 62,410. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Business biography, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Brian E. Niskala is a professional manager and author. He writes mainly horror and science fiction. This work is a collection of experiences and stories he has accumulated from over 20 plus years as a manager for some of the top Fortune 500 companies. These include mainly United Parcel Service (UPS), FedEx, and Airborne Express (DHL) to name a few.
From the Trenches of Time Magazine by Ben Larsen
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 65,870. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
From the gloss, gleam and glamour of new product photography at Ford to the trenches of Time magazine worldwide. Surrounded by Europe's most gorgeous models the central character's shaky marriage folds. Meet Time magazine's colourful characters with large egos and expensive habits when operating income slows, costs rise and the inevitable merger with Warner Brothers saves Time Incorporated.
Faith Hill: The Long Road Back by James L. Dickerson
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 61,010. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013 by Sartoris Literary. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Faith Hill: The story of her life,from birth to her failed 2012 comeback. Did she crash and burn? Or has she only just begun to fight to regain her career? From humble beginnings in Star, Mississippi, Faith Hill soared to the top of the country and pop charts, becoming one of the most successful female recording artists in history. Her albums have sold millions.
A Just Cause by James Holzrichter, Sr
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 90,610. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
When a seemingly ordinary and underestimated family man discovers evidence of potentially massive mismanagement and fraud on the part of the US defense contractor he works for, his desire to help the company, his need to protect his newly healing family, and newfound sobriety wind up in a 17-year corporate assault on everything he holds dear for knowing too much and refusing to deny the truth.
De Greet Hofmans-affaire by Lambert J. Giebels
Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 96,890. Language: Dutch. Published: April 27, 2013 by Fosfor. Categories: Nonfiction » History » European, Nonfiction » Biography » Royalty biography
De Greet Hofmans-affaire is de beruchte hofkwestie waarin een eenvoudige gebedsgenezeres het voortbestaan van het Nederlandse koningshuis in gevaar bracht. Lambert J. Giebels (1935-2011) was de eerste historicus die deze affaire in zijn geheel in kaart heeft weten te brengen.
The Wild Wild West by Jevir Gray
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 78,720. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Military biography
The story of a young soldier's deployment to Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom during the 2003 American invasion. The untamed desert of the Middle East was dubbed "The Wild Wild West" by the troops because of the resemblance to the "Cowboys and Indians" era of the American frontier.
La mente di Adolf Hitler by Walter Charles Langer
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 60,410. Language: Italian. Published: April 27, 2013 by Gingko edizioni. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
Hitler era molto diverso da come si mostrava al popolo tedesco e al mondo. Coabitavano in lui due individui diametralmente opposti, "Hitler" e il "'Führer". Il primo aveva bisogno del secondo per vincere le sue fobie e insicurezze. In un classico della Psicologia politica, il profilo umano e la leggenda di uno dei tiranni più sanguinari della storia.
West Of Independence by Matthew Deane
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,450. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Travel » Road travel
Warning!! This book contains the following: A UFO, Mormons, Regret, Roadkill, Love, A Little Black Rental Car, A Dragon, Family Conflict, Cotton Picking, Bigotry, Cigarettes, A GPS Named Maggie, Grief, Rattlesnakes, Laughter, The Grand Canyon, A Root Beer Float, Dinosaurs, Redemption, A Cow That Eats Plastic, Tragedy, A Meteor, Loss, A Wormhole, Fear, A Volcano, Ignorance, and Shoepers.
Derailed - Memoirs of a Botched Hysterectomy - Hysterectomy to Remove Fibroids and Cyst - Really was Endometriosis! by Jaimi Taylor
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 119,390. Language: English. Published: April 26, 2013 by Aauvi House Publishing Group. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
Endometriosis affects more than 9,000,000 women in the U.S. and many more worldwide - what every woman needs to know! How does an outwardly healthy 47-year old woman's "routine hysterectomy" become an 18-day ordeal spanning two hospitals, four surgeries, and more than $400,000 in medical bills? The answer, undiagnosed endometriosis. A patients perspective on morbidity and mortality.
Winnie Ruth Judd: The Trunk Murders The Classic Edition by J. Dwight Dobkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 84,940. Language: American English. Published: April 25, 2013 by UCS PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » True Crime » Murder, Nonfiction » Biography » Criminals & outlaws
During the Great Depression in 1930's America there were two "trials of the century" that captured the attention of the world: the Lindbergh baby murder trial, and the Winnie Ruth Judd "Trunk Murders" trial. This e-book edition marks the 41st anniversary of release of the original Winnie Ruth Judd: The Trunk Murders, the first book published about the sensational Judd murder and sanity trials.
Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man (Or It Seemed Like a Good Idea at the Time!) by Jesse Wayne
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 176,160. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Entertainment » Entertainment industry, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Not all stunt men are six-feet tall. Confessions of a Hollywood Stunt Man is the thrilling saga of a five-foot-four, 18 year old kid who became a stunt double for Hollywood’s most famous short men, women and children of the 20th Century.
Forgery of the Month Club a memoir by Keith Alexander
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,110. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
"The rich and the poor create their own laws. The middle class is confined by laws.".....Anita Alexander In this memoir, Alexander takes us on an unapologetic coming of age journey through loss, poverty, racism, crime, homophobia, fatherhood and survival in mid-20th century Chicago. Through it all we marvel, cringe, laugh, cry and ultimately cheer for him and his unconventional mother, Anita.